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Take a HAYCATION in Howard County!

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Enjoy family friendly farms, the 68th annual Howard County Fair, WPOC Sunday in the Country at Merriweather, farmers markets, great BBQ, farm-to-table bistros, equestrian events and even rodeo! Book a comfy room with a view of the rolling countryside at local B&Bs and Inns…Learn More

Save the Date! Annual Meeting & Luncheon

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Howard County Tourism & Promotion’s sure-to-sell-out 33rd Annual Meeting & Luncheon is gathering of 200+ community leaders celebrating that “Having FUN is Serious Business!”

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Summertime Fun in Columbia For Everyone

Flowers bloom at Lake Kittamaqundi in Downtown Columbia

Looking for fun things to do in Columbia? Outdoor concerts, movies, dance instruction, and open mic nights all summer at the Columbia Lakefront, and all for FREE! And yes Merriweather Post Pavilion’s summertime concerts and weekend festivals ROCK!

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Welcome Centers in Ellicott City & Savage Mill

WC Bench 2Stop in our Welcome Centers to get local insights and recommendations from our Tourism Team. Take a break in the lounge area, discover new area attractions, learn history from informational panels, and grab brochures for the best lodging, shopping, dining and sight-seeing.

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Visitors & Residents Guide Available

The award-winning Official guide to Shopping, Dining, Lodging, Sight-seeing, Living and Discovering Howard County, Where Maryland Comes Together!

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